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Monday, June 16, 2008

Wii Fit Girl: Duh, It's Viral

A boyfriend innocently uses his smart phone to record his girlfriend, who is clad in a tiny tee-shirt and underwear, while she is playing a fitness game on the Nintendo Wii that requires her to keep a series of hula hoops by gyrating her hips in a circular motion.

Of course he uploads the video to YouTube, a eponymous video website, and millions of people watch.

The pair, who work in the advertising industry, have said that it wasn't a stunt. Because uploading a secret video of your girlfriend in her underwear would never cause any problem at home.

What's baffling is the debate out the legitimacy of the video.

Nintendo has denied it had anything to do with the video, which is more than believable considering the company's long, family friendly gaming stance. I'm sure there are those in the company thrilled at the exposure, but it wouldn't shock me to find out many of the executives are steamed at the pair of amateur advertisers.

While the pair denied they planned the stunt, it's telling the boyfriend said while his agency doesn't work with Nintendo, he'd certainly like to in the future.

Viral videos are a happenstance oftentimes on the Web; however, as we learned with lonelygirl15, if it seems a little too good to be true, it probably is.

By brad at 12:43 PM | Comments (0)

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